Featured Story

AIU Decides To Add American Football To National University Games Schedule

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 03 / 30 / 15

American football has been formally recognized as an official college sport by India's collegiate sports governing body. The Association of Indian Universities decided to include American football as a regular event on its National University Games schedule starting in '15-16. Following a unanimous ...

Read More

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, India, North America

More Stories

03/17/15
Hull Cleared To Reapply For Name Change

EPL side Hull City has been told it can make a "fresh bid" to change its name to Hull Tigers next season, according to the BBC. The club tried to make a change in April '14 but "was blocked by the Football Association Council." Now, after Hull claimed the process was flawed, an independent panel has ...

Tags: Franchises, United Kingdom

03/17/15
Premiership To Debate Relegation Ban

Premiership Rugby chiefs will hold "a positive debate" over increasing the league to 14 teams and "imposing a temporary moratorium on promotion and relegation," according to the PA. Premiership Rugby CEO Mark McCafferty has confirmed that the English club body is "looking at adding two teams to the ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, United Kingdom

03/17/15
Glasgow Attracted Record Visitor Numbers

Glasgow’s "cultural treasures" attracted record visitor numbers last year, as Commonwealth Games crowds "also discovered the delights of the Riverside Museum and People’s Palace," according to Tom Bawden of the London INDEPENDENT. British attractions "enjoyed a strong year as a whole" in ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

03/16/15
Virtual Reality In NBA's Future

Virtual reality (VR) technology has been earmarked as potentially one of the most profound advancements which could transform the viewing experience of the NBA, according to a top NBA exec. NBA Senior VP & Managing Dir of Europe, Middle East & Africa Ben Morel said, "Basketball has probably ...

Tags: Events and Attractions, United Kingdom

03/16/15
Pietersen Return Not A Game Changer

Should England cricket outcast Kevin Pietersen re-sign for Surrey to play T20 Blast cricket this year it is unlikely to boost sales, according to an exec of Surrey Country Cricket Club. Pietersen played for Surrey last year in the shortened version of the game and is rumored to be considering playin ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, United Kingdom

03/16/15
BBC Launches Inquiry Into Cricket Fraud

The BBC "launched an official inquiry and apologised after it emerged that a convicted fraudster posing as a cricket expert was hired to give expert opinion on TV and radio stations," according to James Dunn of the London INDEPENDENT. Nadeem Alam reportedly posed as Nadeem Abbasi -- a former int'l b ...

Tags: Media, United Kingdom

03/16/15
Crystal Palace Poised For $147M Takeover

U.S. businessman Josh Harris is "on the verge" of completing his £100M ($147M) takeover of EPL side Crystal Palace, according to John Percy of the London TELEGRAPH. Harris and partner David Blitzer are "close to taking full control and could be officially unveiled early next week, following mo ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

03/16/15
EPL Side Tottenham Clear To Press On

EPL side Tottenham Hotspur "can press on with plans for a new stadium after a local business announced it had ended its legal fight to try and keep its land adjacent to White Hart Lane," according to Gary Jacob of the LONDON TIMES. The site occupied by Archway Sheet Metal Works is the "final piece r ...

Tags: Facilities, United Kingdom

03/16/15
Aston Villa On Track For Takeover

Premier League side Aston Villa is "on course for a takeover this summer" after it emerged Owner Randy Lerner is "in 'delicate' negotiations with an interested party," according to John Percy of the London TELEGRAPH. Lerner has been "discussing a potential" £150M ($221.2M) sale since the start ...

Tags: Finance, United Kingdom

03/13/15
Hangin' With ... Alex Tai

ALEX TAI is the team principal of Formula E team Virgin Racing. Tai, who was born on a Royal Air Force base in Germany in '66, started his career with Virgin as a pilot for Virgin Atlantic in '95. He played an integral part in the '04 launch of Virgin Galactic and became its chief operating office ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, United Kingdom

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug